Category: Processes

What is a Press Brake?

One of the benefits of many types of metals is the fact that they are relatively ductile; ductility ensures that metals bend before they break.

What is CNC Machining?

Machining is an important part of many manufacturing operations; when performed manually, it takes a high degree of skill and a lot of time.

What is Metal Aging?

Metal aging is one of the most common ways to alter the properties of a metal alloy.

Welding Processes for Stainless Steel

Warped metal, charcoal-colored welds, and frustration; these are some of the things that can happen when welding stainless steel.

What Is Powder Coating?

Coating a metal is a popular method to improve corrosion resistance.

What are the Differences Between Hole Punching, Notching and Drilling?

When plate and sheet is formed at the mill, it is usually just beginning its fabrication journey.

What is Quenching?

Heat treatment is a popular way to alter the mechanical properties of certain metals.

What Aluminum Alloys Can Be Anodized?

While most grades of aluminum have adequate appearance and corrosion resistance in many instances, it is sometimes required to increase these properties further.